West Nile Death Occurred in Morris

MORRIS – The first death attributed to West Nile Virus that took the life of a LaSalle County resident occurred at Morris Hospital.  That’s according to the Grundy County Coroner, who announced that the 85-year-old as yet identified man succumb to the virus on August 25th.  Over 20 cases of the West Nile Virus in people have been discovered in Illinois this year.